Middle Reader Books, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

National Library Week: Librarians Share Thoughts on Multicultural Books

Help us kick off National Library Week 2016 with a bang! This year’s theme is Libraries Transform, reminding all Americans that today’s libraries are not just about what we have for people, but what we do for and with people. Head to your public, school or academic library during National Library Week to see what’s… Read More National Library Week: Librarians Share Thoughts on Multicultural Books

A Year in the Secret Garden, JIAB Adventures, Middle Reader Books, Multicultural Children's Book Day

The Audrey Press Holiday Book Sale!

It’s time! Time for The Audrey Press Holiday Book Sale!! Giving Young Readers the Gift that they can Open Again and Again! As the holiday season approaches, consider adding the gift of books to your shopping list. There are many wonderful booklists available for parents looking to give their child the gift of reading and… Read More The Audrey Press Holiday Book Sale!

Booklists, Middle Reader Books, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Kid Writing and Biographies: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson {Guest Post from The Unconventional Librarian}

I am so happy to be able to welcome the funnest librarian on the planet, Pam Margolis from the Unconventional Librarian and her post; Kid Writing and Biographies: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson to the Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza! I believe that growing up in the South during the civil rights era… Read More Kid Writing and Biographies: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson {Guest Post from The Unconventional Librarian}

Celebrations, Middle Reader Books

Wisdom Tales Press Wins 12 Midwest Book Awards!

Cheers to our friends at Wisdom Tales Press! Editor President of Wisdom Tales Press, Mary-Kathryne Steele shared with us that Wisdom Tales recently  won 12 medals, including 4 gold medals, at the MIPA (Midwest Independent Publishers Assoc) awards ceremony in St Paul, MN. Congratulations to all! MIDWEST BOOK AWARDS MEDAL WINNERS  Children’s Fiction Custer’s Last… Read More Wisdom Tales Press Wins 12 Midwest Book Awards!

Middle Reader Books, Multicultural Children's Book Day

Spotlight on a Sponsor: Lee and Low Books {Multicultural Children’s Book Day Sponsor}

Greeting book lovers! Is everyone thawed out from our New Ice Age? Goodness has it been chilly! As you know Jump Into a Book along with Pragmatic Mom has been busily working on our upcoming national event Multicultural Children’s Book Day.  Despite census data that shows 37% of the US population consists of people of… Read More Spotlight on a Sponsor: Lee and Low Books {Multicultural Children’s Book Day Sponsor}

Middle Reader Books, Read Around The Continents

Read Across the Continents (Africa): The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind; Here begins the inspirational tale about a boy who had hope. A boy who believed that he could bring relief from drought and hunger to his people. William Kamkwamba, born in Malawi, knew what it was like to see life slipping away. He was born into a loving village… Read More Read Across the Continents (Africa): The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind